Cadence of Hyrule is the Zelda-powered Crypt of the Necrodancer sequel nobody expected

It's called Cadence of Hyrule, and it's coming to Nintendo Switch this spring. On its website, developer Brace Yourself Games confirmed that Cadence of Hyrule is a full-fat sequel to Crypt of the Necrodancer, not a minor spinoff or DLC as the subtitle "Crypt of the Necrodancer Feat. In an email, Nintendo said the sequel will explore Hyrule while retaining the randomly generated maps and dungeons that Necrodancer is known for. I'm thrilled to see Crypt of the Necrodancer get a sequel of any kind,

By | 2019-03-20T17:01:44+00:00 March 20th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Castle Crashers Remastered coming to Nintendo Switch and PS4

The Behemoth’s Castle Crashers is coming to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 this summer as Castle Crashers Remastered, the developer announced today. The Behemoth first released Castle Crashers Remastered on Xbox One in 2015. The remastered version of the beloved beat-’em-up features five times the texture resolution as the original and 60 fps gameplay. The Switch version utilizes HD Rumble, Switch Online, and supports four-player local Joy-Con use. “You’d have Alien Hominid 2 instead of Castl

By | 2019-03-18T17:00:00+00:00 March 18th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sniper Elite brings two reheats this year, and a full sequel later

Well, this is great news for Sniper Elite fans, and I speak as one: The cult-hit stealth/shooter/period piece is not only getting a Sniper Elite 5, to tide its many friends over until then there are three other projects in the works. That would be a remaster of 2012’s Sniper Elite V2, the launch of 2014’s Sniper Elite 3 on Nintendo Switch (as Sniper Elite 3: Ultimate Edition), and a virtual reality project. “It’s still very early in development,” he said, “but the team here are busy working away

By | 2019-03-15T17:00:00+00:00 March 15th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dead Space co-creator would love to make a new one (it’d still have co-op)

The clamor for a new Dead Space isn't quite Skate 4 level yet, but it's getting there. "Of course it would be Dead Space, that would be one I'd love to do a sequel for someday," he answered. Too much baggage, especially as things went off the rails in the back half of Dead Space 3 (speaking of which, spoilers for a six-year-old game coming up). Let me know when you've stopped recoiling in horror, folks who prefer to pretend Dead Space 3 never existed. So I think Dead Space wouldn't take on a dif

By | 2019-03-12T15:17:38+00:00 March 12th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Anodyne 2 and the Wonderputt sequel will debut exclusively on Kartridge

The games are the first of Kongregate's "Premiering on Kartridge" timed exclusives, and will eventually make their way to other platforms; in fact, all but the Wonderputt sequel are already listed on Steam. The exclusivity period will vary from game to game, but a rep said it will typically be 30-45 days. Swords and Souls: Neverseen, a skill-based crafting RPG that expands on the free 2015 browser-based game: Explore an "enormous" map, tame and train pets, acquire powerful relics, and of course

By | 2019-03-06T22:42:48+00:00 March 6th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jack Black Plays Brutal Legend on Jablinski Games YouTube Channel

A couple of months ago, actor, comedian, and musician Jack Black created his own gaming-themed YouTube channel called Jablinski Games. Better yet, the video game he chose to play is Brutal Legend, the Double Fine-developed game that actually stars Jack Black in the main role. In Brutal Legend, Jack Black plays the role of Eddie Riggs, a roadie for a metal band that has to fight off monsters using a variety of unique, music-based weaponry. Brutal Legend fans will likely have fun watching Jack Bla

By | 2019-03-04T08:09:31+00:00 March 4th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

You can now explore Dark Souls’ Lordran with no clipping, in your browser

Thanks to modders and web sleuths there's very little we don't know about Dark Souls at this stage. But for anyone keen to fly around a static map dump of Dark Souls and its sequel, without any baddies, and with the ability to clip through walls, it's now possible to do so in a web browser. is a site dedicated to the calm exploration of video game maps, and while the vast majority of the games featured so far are for console – Nintendo games, mostly – you'll also find Dark Souls a

By | 2019-02-26T03:19:59+00:00 February 26th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Haunting of Hill House sequel is actually a new horror anthology series

Hold onto your adrenal glands, because we just found out that The Haunting of Hill House season 2 will, in fact, be a horror anthology series rather than a direct sequel. The HAUNTING OF BLY MANOR, a new chapter in the Haunting series based on the works of Henry James, is coming in 2020. 21, 2019A new Haunting is coming. It's fertile ground for a new horror series to work with, and The Haunting of Hill House certainly proved that its creators can adapt historic

By | 2019-02-21T21:05:21+00:00 February 21st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Darkest Dungeon 2 is coming, takes us to the Howling End

Red Hook Studios released a short trailer announcing a sequel to Darkest Dungeon, the brutal gothic horror role-playing game from 2016. In Darkest Dungeon, players assume the role of someone coming home to claim their estates from a mysterious ancestor. Red Hook released two expansion packs for Darkest Dungeon: The Crimson Court and The Color of Madness. The original Darkest Dungeon released new character classes over time as DLC, like the Arbalest and the Houndmaster. The iconic Ancestor appear

By | 2019-02-18T16:00:00+00:00 February 18th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Super Mario Maker 2’s debut trailer was packed with a ton of new features

Nintendo unveiled a sequel to Super Mario Maker for Switch last week during a jam-packed Nintendo Direct presentation. While the company didn’t say much about the game during that livestream, the debut trailer for Super Mario Maker 2 says a lot. Unfortunately, the trailer also confirms the addition of Super Mario Bros. 3’s Angry Sun, the stuff of nightmares. The Super Mario Maker subreddit has an exhaustive breakdown of everything else in the Switch game’s trailer, from new themes to multicolore

By | 2019-02-17T16:00:00+00:00 February 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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